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Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect, 9th Edition

By Cynthia Crosson-Tower

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jun 20, 2013

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A comprehensive look at child maltreatment.

 

Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect, 9/e provides a comprehensive look at children’s services. This title explains case management procedures and focuses on how various professionals become involved in the child protection process and in turn how treatment is undertaken. This title concludes with an overview of functional and dysfunctional families, and contrasts healthy child development with development hampered by abuse.

 

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Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the full range of services for children from the least intrusive to the mot comprehensive.
  • Understand the effect that various services will have on children and families.
  • Have a sense of what it might be like to serve children in various agency settings.

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Table of Contents

In this Section:
1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 

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BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Chapter 1:     The Maltreatment of Children from a Historical Perspective

Chapter 2:     The Family: Roles, Responsibilities, and Rights

Chapter 3:     Maltreatment and the Developing Child

Chapter 4:     The Neglect of Children

Chapter 5:     The Physical Abuse of Children

Chapter 6:     The Sexual Abuse of Children

Chapter 7:     Intrafamilial Abuse

Chapter 8:     Extrafamilial Sexual Abuse, Misuse, and Exploitation

Chapter 9:     Psychological Maltreatment of Children

Chapter 10:   Intervention: Reporting, Investigation and Case Management

Chapter 11:   The Legal Response to Child Abuse and Neglect

Chapter 12:   Treatment: Physical Abuse and Neglect

Chapter 13:   Treatment: Sexual Abuse

Chapter 14:   Foster Care as a Therapeutic Tool

Chapter 15:   Adults Abused as Children

Chapter 16:   Working in Child Protection  

 

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 FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1:     The Maltreatment of Children from a Historical Perspective       

Children as Property 

Child Labor    

Sexual Values, Attitudes, and Exploitation  

The Incest Taboo     

Recent History of Helping the Abused and Neglected Child

Child Protection Today        

 

Chapter 2:     The Family: Roles, Responsibilities, and Rights     

The Definition and Function of the Family  

The Family as a System     

Minority Family Systems     

Family Problems and Dysfunction   

The Family and Child Maltreatment

 

Chapter 3:     Maltreatment and the Developing Child     

Developmental Stages        

Development, Maltreatment, and Resiliency

 

Chapter 4:     The Neglect of Children      

The Neglect of the Concept of Neglect      

Definition and Measurement of Neglect     

Causes of Neglect    

Problems in Intervention     

Neglected Children   

Neglectful Parents    

 

Chapter 5:     The Physical Abuse of Children      

Causes of Physical Abuse    

Risk Assessment and Physical Abuse         1

Symptoms of Physical Abuse         

Abusive Parents       

Domestic Violence and Other Abuse within the Family

 

Chapter 6:     The Sexual Abuse of Children        

Two Groups’ Approaches to Child Sexual Abuse    

Definition of Child Sexual Abuse     

Types of Sexual Abuse       

Progression of Sexual Abuse

Incidence of Sexual Abuse  

Profile of the Abused Child  

Degree of Trauma   

Profile of the Perpetrator    

Which People Become Perpetrators?         

 

Chapter 7:     Intrafamilial Abuse   

Intrafamilial abuse   as a Problem Today   

Societal Contributions to Incest      

Father—Daughter Incest      

Father—Son Incest    

Mother—Daughter Incest     

Mother—Son Incest   

Brother—Sister Incest

Homosexual Sibling Incest   

Incest with Uncles, Grandfathers, and Cousins     

 

Chapter 8:     Extrafamilial Sexual Abuse, Misuse, and Exploitation       

Dynamics and Characteristics of Sexual Abuse outside the Family        

Sexual Abuse by Clergy      

Sexual Abuse in Day Care Settings 

Sex Rings     

Child Pornography, Sexual Deviance, and the Internet    

Child Prostitution      

Missing Children       

 

Chapter 9:     Psychological Maltreatment of Children     

Psychological Maltreatment Defined

The Roots of Psychological Maltreatment   

Characteristics of the Psychologically Maltreated Child     

Family Dynamics     

Ritualistic Abuse                 

 

Chapter 10:   Intervention: Reporting, Investigation and Case Management     

Culturally Sensitive Intervention     

Understanding the Intervention Process

Reporting

Investigation and Assessment

Exploring Causes and Services       

Handling Emergencies      

Assessment Interviewing  

Other Professionals Involved in the Intervention Process

 

Chapter 11:   The Legal Response to Child Abuse and Neglect    

The Legal Rights of Parents and Children   

Types of Court Intervention 

Sex Offender Registration   

The Media and the Court

 

Chapter 12:   Treatment: Physical Abuse and Neglect     

Preparing to Provide Treatment     

Providing Treatment 

Family-Centered Services

Treatment of Physically Abusive Families

Treatment of Neglectful Families

 

Chapter 13:   Treatment: Sexual Abuse

Issues Surrounding Treatment       

Treatment Models    

Treatment Methods  

Treatment of Specific Family Members     

 

Chapter 14:   Foster Care as a Therapeutic Tool  

Problems with Foster Care  

Alternatives to Foster Care  

Therapeutic Potential in Foster Care

The Role and Importance of the Natural Parents  

The Role of Foster Parents  

Other Placement for Abused or Neglected Children         

 

Chapter 15:   Adults Abused as Children

Society’s Misconceptions     

Reasons for Adults’ Disclosure       

Effects from the Neglecting Family 

Effects from the Physically Abusing Family

Long-Term Effects of Domestic Violence   

Effects from a Sexually Abusing Family    

Effects from Extrafamilial Abuse    

A Word about Resiliency

Treatment of Adults Who Were Abused as Children        

Therapists’ Responses to Working with Survivors 

 

Chapter 16:   Working in Child Protection  

A Day in the Life of a Protective Worker   

Skills and Qualifications Needed for Child Protetion

The Challenges of Working in Child Protection

An Eye Toward Prevention

Working Toward a Better Tomorrow         

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